Centennial Perspectives

BGSU Trivia Quiz #11

BGSU Trivia was created for the 75th Anniversary of Bowling Green State University in 1985. Similar in play to the popular game, "Trivial Pursuit", questions were organized into six categories-people, sports, places, odds-n-ends, campus life, and history. To mark the Centennial celebration of the University, the Center for Archival Collections will present a quiz each month, featuring two questions from each of the categories.  An interactive version is also available.  Test your knowledge and have fun!

Quiz #11--August 2009

  1. During the earlier days of BG, all freshmen were required to wear beanies (caps, and the girls a green hair ribbon). How long did the freshmen have to wear beanies?
    • a) First week
    • b) First month
    • c) First semester
    • d) Freshman year
  2. At graduation ceremonies, a person receiving a doctorate degree is hooded by the
    • a) Dean of the College
    • b) President of the University
    • c) Parents of the candidate
    • d) Advisor of the candidate
    • e) Chair of the department
  3. Bernard T. Casey, ’61, was a Falcon star in both football and track. He returned to BG between professional football seasons to earn a Master of Fine Arts degree. For which pro football team did he play?
    • a) Cleveland Browns
    • b) Green Bay Packers
    • c) New York Giants
    • d) San Francisco 49ers
  4. Which two Bowling Green Presidents had the same first name?
    • a) Harshman and McDonald
    • b) Olscamp and Prout
    • c) Moore and Jerome
    • d) Williams and Offenhauer
  5. Falcon Heights was a community to house veterans and their families. It was a trailer court complete with a mayor and councilmen and one source of income which was the
    • a) Laundromat
    • b) Campus newspaper
    • c) Coca-cola machine
    • d) Slot machine
  6. During the planning stage for the Student Recreation Center, the building had to be moved some 50 feet because
    • a) It was on the site of an old quarry
    • b) It was over a natural gas well
    • c) A student petition demanded more green space be included
    • d) An Environmental Impact Study said the fish in the pond would not get enough light on that side of the building
  7. A rendezvous spot in the 1950s for swimming and other activities was the Wingston Stone Quarry located southwest of the town of
    • a) Haskins
    • b) Pemberville
    • c) Rudolph
    • d) Tontogany
  8. This campus building has had all the following names except one:
    • a) Science Building
    • b) Science and Agriculture Building
    • c) Moseley Hall
    • d) Hayes Hall
  9. The ROTC program at BGSU is under the administration of which College?
    • a) Arts and Sciences
    • b) Business Administration
    • c) Education
    • d) Defense
  10. The Medici Circle, started in 1980, is a group of friends and patrons of
    • a) Art
    • b) Theater
    • c) Music
    • d) Library
  11. What season was the Bowling Green hockey team’s first as a varsity sport?
    • a) 1967-68
    • b) 1968-69
    • c) 1969-70
    • d) 1970-71
  12. Dave Wottle was BGSU first Olympic gold medalist. In what event did he win it?
    • a) Hockey
    • b) Steeplechase
    • c) 1500 meter run
    • d) 800 meter run

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